The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 122 117 119
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 28 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.15% 1.03% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.06% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 10
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
DBA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2295 2267 1924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.37% 97.05% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1976 1865 1563
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Hertfordshire region.

DBA Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

DBA
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £57,500 -
Watford - 4 £42,500 -
Hemel Hempstead +3 2 - - 3
Letchworth +2 2 £40,000 +26.98%
Rickmansworth - 2 £55,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £30,000 - 1
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 50 (89.29%) SQL
2 46 (82.14%) SQL Server
3 23 (41.07%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (30.36%) T-SQL
5 16 (28.57%) NoSQL
6 15 (26.79%) Oracle
6 15 (26.79%) Windows
6 15 (26.79%) E-Commerce
7 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (23.21%) Finance
9 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
10 11 (19.64%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (17.86%) Replication
11 10 (17.86%) UNIX
12 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
13 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (14.29%) High Availability
13 8 (14.29%) Linux
13 8 (14.29%) MySQL
13 8 (14.29%) DB2
13 8 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
14 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (12.50%) Degree
14 7 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (12.50%) Banking

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (8.93%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) JBoss
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (82.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 14 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
6 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (14.29%) MySQL
6 8 (14.29%) DB2
7 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (7.14%) Big Data
10 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
11 3 (5.36%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (5.36%) Sybase IQ
11 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Lucene
2 3 (5.36%) .NET
3 2 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) XSD
4 1 (1.79%) XSLT
4 1 (1.79%) Middleware
4 1 (1.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Replication
2 5 (8.93%) Clustering
2 5 (8.93%) User Experience
2 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Statistics
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Exalogic
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 10 (17.86%) UNIX
3 8 (14.29%) Linux
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.93%) AIX
6 3 (5.36%) Solaris
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (26.79%) E-Commerce
3 11 (19.64%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
4 8 (14.29%) High Availability
5 5 (8.93%) Software Deployment
5 5 (8.93%) Migration
5 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (7.14%) ITIL
6 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (5.36%) Coaching
7 3 (5.36%) Database Security
8 2 (3.57%) Analytics
8 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.57%) Change Management
8 2 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 50 (89.29%) SQL
2 17 (30.36%) T-SQL
3 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.57%) Java
7 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) OCP
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (5.36%) Data Guard
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Oracle
2 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) Sybase
3 3 (5.36%) VMware
4 2 (3.57%) Citrix
4 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) Temenos
5 1 (1.79%) Red Gate
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arqiva
Salary: £50,000 - £56,000 + bonus + corporate benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago